Economy

Wall St's 'Charging Bull' artist says girl statue violates his rights

Wall St's 'Charging Bull' artist says girl statue violates his rights

But Di Modica was not pleased. The " Charging Bull " was, like the "Fearless Girl", a symbol of empowerment that stood for the resilience and strength of America. The sculptor of Wall Street's famous " Charging Bull " is pushing back against the overnight sensation of the bull's newest companion: a statue that's become known as " Fearless Girl ", which depicts a small girl squaring off against the bovine companion. Read More

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Sindhu Out of Singapore Open but Srikanth, Praneeth In Semis

Sindhu Out of Singapore Open but Srikanth, Praneeth In Semis

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu and ace male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting victories in their respective events to make it to the second round of Singapore Open Superseries, here on Wednesday. As for Praneeth, he played exactly the opposite card, blunting Tanongsak's fierce attack with resolute defence in the second game after the left-handed Thai ran away with the opener. Read More

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Train stuck in tunnel for hours, then a stampede

Train stuck in tunnel for hours, then a stampede

The sound of the Taser caused people to start running out of the station, leaving luggage and clothing behind, U.S. network ABC reported. Fear spread through the Amtrak waiting area after police used the Taser. A New Jersey Transit train with several hundred passengers aboard is stuck in a Hudson River tunnel between NY and New Jersey. Without power for air conditioning, the temperature had steadily risen and passengers got antsy, he said. Read More

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Odisha stage for 2019 script

BJP leaders said they want to turn Modi's welcome and road show into an event Bhubaneswar has not seen before. The stage is set for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting here over the weekend, during which the party leadership is expected to strategise on further expanding its organisational base. Read More

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Credit Suisse board proposes to cut variable pay by 40 pct

Credit Suisse board proposes to cut variable pay by 40 pct

Credit Suisse caused outrage after it said it would go ahead with the payout of SwFr78 million, or about £62 million, in bonuses to its directors despite the Zurich-based bank making a loss previous year of SwFr2.4 billion. "Although that progress is not yet reflected in our share price, I am confident that our strategy and our disciplined execution will in due course create value for you, our shareholders", he added. Read More

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Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton commemorate Equal Pay Day

Women earned 79.6 cents for every dollar men made in 2015, according to data from the Census Bureau released a year ago. "Women working full-time, year-round still earn on average 80 cents for every dollar earned by men". Today is Equal Pay Day for Women. Women in Alabama earn almost a quarter less than men per hour, according to an analysis by the National Partnership for Women & Families. Read More

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Free tuition in NY, no plans to change tuition at UNF

Free tuition in NY, no plans to change tuition at UNF

The researchers set out to study how much more a student would have to be offered before he or she would choose a private college over a comparable public one. A few states, like Tennessee and OR, offer free tuition to high-school graduates, primarily at two-year public colleges. The post-grad requirement to live and work in state was added later to the governor's initial proposal. Read More

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Comcast Spends $1.2 Billion on Airwaves to Improve Wireless Service

While it usually takes a significant amount of time to see the results of newly acquired spectrum, T-Mobile promises significant network expansion by the end of 2017. In the reverse-auction portion of bidding, broadcasters set a price for which the would agree to clear the airwaves by either choosing to go off the air entirely or relocate to channels lower in the spectrum band-usually in a shared-channel arrangement with an existing station. Read More

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Deadline for filing tax returns is April 18 this year

Validate e-signature: If a taxpayer changed tax software products for 2017, they may need their prior-year adjusted gross income to validate their electronic signature. Taxpayers in several disaster area localities qualify for more time to file their tax returns and pay any taxes due. This will reduce potential penalties and interest charges. Read More

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The New York Approves Free College Tuition

The New York Approves Free College Tuition

Under the plan, in-state students whose families earn $125,000 or less can participate. By 2019, that income cap will be $125,000. Goldrick-Rab said if scholarship recipients choose to leave the state, the scholarship becomes a loan. Do graduates have to stay in NY? But students with Excelsior Scholarship have their tuition frozen at today's price. The scholarship is meant to complement other federal and state grants, as the report notes. Read More

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Trump warns against labeling China a currency manipulator

Trump warns against labeling China a currency manipulator

Trump leveled against China during the campaign certainly was not grounded in economic reality, because if anything, the Chinese currency , the renminbi, has been weakening against US dollar and that's the way the markets want to push it. The fall in 10-year Treasury yields narrowed the premium over shorter-dated yields. In an interview with the USA newspaper "The Wall Street Journal " on Wednesday, Trump did an about-face on his campaign promise to categorize China as a " currency ... Read More

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State leaders seeking solutions for dairy dilemma

State leaders seeking solutions for dairy dilemma

Grassland notified about 75 Wisconsin farms that, as of May 1, it is canceling their milk contracts because the company lost its Canadian business - a move which could force some of those farms to shut down. The groups want quick action against Canada for what they call "repeated and escalating disregard for its trade obligations under NAFTA". The Ontario Class 6 program has already slashed USA exports of ultra-filtered milk starting in mid-2016 and companies are reporting further losses of ... Read More

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Donald Trump Signs Internet Privacy Regulations Repeal Resolution

The Washington Post reported that service providers, including online giants such Verizon and Comcast (MSNBC's parent company), "will be able to monitor their customers' behavior online and, without their permission, use their personal and financial information to sell highly targeted ads - making them rivals to Google and Facebook in the $83 billion online advertising market". Read More

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Bill O'Reilly loses even more advertisers amid sexual harrassment allegations

Fox News itself makes up one-fifth of parent company 21st Century Fox's profit, according to estimates from Anthony DiClemete, a media analyst with the Nomura investment bank. T. Rowe Price: "We regularly evaluate our media buys to ensure alignment with our corporate values, and in light of the recent allegations we have chose to pull our upcoming ads from The O'Reilly Factor ". Read More

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Bill O'Reilly, Anchor Of Fox News Show Faces Sexual Harassment Scandal

Hyundai said it now has no ads on "The O'Reilly Factor ", but it pulled spots on future episodes. In a statement , Hyundai said it wanted to work with companies that "share our values of inclusion and diversity". allegations made against Bill O'Reilly are matters that we take seriously and will continue to monitor. Fox News is making headlines yet again for its contentious workplace climate. Read More

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US retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop

US retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop

Sales at online retailers increased 0.6 percent last month. Furthermore, when you exclude the volatility of auto sales and fuel, retail sales only grew by 0.1 percent, which is notably lower than the anticipated 0.3 percent. The divergence suggests either an acceleration in retail sales later this year or a decline in consumer confidence. But electronics and appliances store sales recorded their biggest rise since June 2015. Read More

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Easter egg hunts offer fun for families

Easter egg hunts offer fun for families

Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m.at Chipeta Park in Poncha Springs. Friday, 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. The New York Times published an article today on speculation that the White House is behind schedule in organizing the event, but the egg board said in an email, "This year's event had been rumored to be in jeopardy, but the Trump administration has organized a full slate of activities and entertainment and is expecting more than 25,000 guests on the South Lawn of the White House". Read More

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Whole Foods Checks Its Temperature

Whole Foods Checks Its Temperature

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Whole Foods Market in a report on Thursday, January 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.30, for a total value of $60,387.30. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 1,461 shares in the company, valued at approximately $42,807.30. Read More

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